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Kidney Which changes expected if you give Angiotensin II?

what changes will occur if Angiotensin 2 is given
1. increased filtration fraction
2. increased hydrostatic pressure in bowmans capsule
3. increased kf
4. decreased mean oncotic pressure
5. decreased renal blood flow

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1. increased filtration fraction
2. increased hydrostatic pressure in bowmans capsule
3. increased kf
4. decreased mean oncotic pressure
5. decreased renal blood flow

AII - Constriction of afferent & efferent arterioles (efferent arterioles constrict to a greater degree)
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1. increased filtration fraction
2. increased hydrostatic pressure in bowmans capsule
3. increased kf
4. decreased mean oncotic pressure
5. decreased renal blood flow

AII - Constriction of afferent & efferent arterioles (efferent arterioles constrict to a greater degree)

would it also decrease the renal blood flow?
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would it also decrease the renal blood flow?
No, it would effictively increase renal perfusion (that's why its a part of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system). FF increases due to the increase in GFR (cause by constriction as bebix explained).
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